Essays Tagged: "Fingerprint"

Fingerprint Evidence: Fact or Fiction?

Fingerprint Evidence: Fact or Fiction?A death penalty case involves three men charged with operating ... reveals a significant difference from other cases in the past. Judge Louis H. Pollak has ruled that fingerprint identification is unreliable. Judge Pollak banned experts from testifying whether a fing ... d that of a defendant (The Economist 3). This controversial decision comes at a point in time where fingerprint evidence has been accepted in courtrooms across the United States of America since the e ...

(10 pages) 291 2 4.9 Mar/2002

Subjects: Science Essays

Existentialism. Mentiones Dostoyevsky

we aim for similar goals, yet the methods we enact are unique. Just as no two people have the same fingerprint, no two have identical theories on how to live life. While some follow religious outline ...

(4 pages) 111 0 3.4 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

DNA Fingerprinting

growing area. Gene manipulation is a huge part of Biotechnology. Every human being has a unique DNA fingerprint. Regular fingerprints on fingers are not as reliable as they once were. Conventional fin ... reliable as they once were. Conventional fingerprints are easily altered by surgery. However, a DNA fingerprint is formed to be the same for every part of the human body. It cannot be changed by surge ...

(1 pages) 109 1 3.3 Jun/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Life in 2050 - This is about what life would be like in the year 2050.

pass, soccer club season ticket, digital TV license, house and car keys, medical records, iris and fingerprint information.The benefit of these cards is that they will work using eye-identification, ...

(5 pages) 66 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Tiger Woods

any of you may not enjoy or follow the game of golf, but the story of Tiger Woods is as unique as a fingerprint.C.Due to time constraints, I will limit my focus to three areas of Tigers life. First, I ...

(4 pages) 44 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

This is a paper that was written to express a reaserch paper, written about Forensic Science. It is plainly titled "Forensic Science."

A reporter from "The History of Forensic Science" reports, "Forensic Science can be traced back to fingerprints in cave drawings around 700B.C." ("History" 1 of 3). There were no real places of educa ... here are several methods of Forensic Science. The first and probably the most important is probably fingerprints. As UXL Science states, "Fingerprints remain one of the most sought after pieces of evi ...

(2 pages) 93 2 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Unspoken Words of the Dead

cal characteristics and functional abilities" (Puri, n.d., para. 10). In other words, DNA is like a fingerprint. It can be used to identify a person with just a strand of hair. This has become a tool ... the countless cases the DNA database has help solve, the cases can be solved with greater accuracy.Fingerprinting has been around for many years. The fingerprint was at one point the only means of un ...

(4 pages) 45 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community


t the next moments held for me. The case had been close, the main evidence against me was a smeared fingerprint, found on a gun just outside the house with blood of the victim on it. The only problem ...

(3 pages) 42 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Prisoners of War - Chapter 16

ction." Mr. Cunningham jumped up. "My client wasn't present at the time of the seizer, there are no fingerprints or any reason to believe it belongs to her.""It's the main reason to prove our case you ... ut I knew I shouldn't."...Ten grams of Marijuana, found in the same pocketbook, with Mrs. O'Reily's fingerprints on the bag." The prosecutor jolted me back to reality as I looked at my friend's shocke ...

(14 pages) 19 0 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

What is The Scientific Method, and How is The Theory Applied to Fingerprint Analysis?

What is the scientific method ,and how is the theory applied to fingerprint analysis?The complete friction ridge identification process involves using the "identifi ... hat will need to be answered from the above mentioned hypotheses will be,"What is the error rate of fingerprint identification?"Since this question addresses identifications only, the conclusions one ... sis,Intro to Basic Rideology",May1999. Wertheim,Pat A.,"Scientific Comparison and Identification of Fingerprint Evidence,"The Print,Volume 16(5)Sept./Oct.2000

(3 pages) 131 0 4.3 Jan/2005

Subjects: Science Essays

Key notes and highlights of Biometrics

ge amount of computer storage; may not be generally accepted by public.Finger imaging (recording of fingerprint using optical scanner):Advantages: Widely accepted by public and law enforcement communi ...

(1 pages) 30 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

The "Science" of Fingerprinting

Fingerprinting as a Science and a Point of Evidence in CourtFinger print evidence is by no means an ... unfortunately, weigh a great deal in the minds of jurors who give it more credit than it deserves. Fingerprints are unique to every person - it is estimated that the chance of two people having the s ... h up to one's own interpretation. It is surprising, therefore, that until recently the 'science' of fingerprinting has never been put under scientific scrutiny.Fingerprints, once found at the scene of ...

(3 pages) 40 0 3.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law


Have you ever wondered how the FBI and your local police department take citizens fingerprint's. Well ,you are about to find out. Here's some very interesting facts about fingerprint ... every crime scene Have you ever wondered how the FBI and your local police department take citizens fingerprint's. Well ,you are about to find out. Here's some very where a person may have touched som ... to find out. Here's some very where a person may have touched something the police will search for fingerprint's. The most common example of a crime scene where fingerprints may be found is a burglar ...

(1 pages) 480 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

What is meant by identity?

iences so that identity is constructed by the past as well as through the present. An identity is a fingerprint, a window to our existence. Identity may be contrasted with the notion of self. It is th ...

(3 pages) 111 2 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays

DNA is material that makes up chromosomes that contain the

rial that makes up chromosomes that contain the master code that instructs all cells what to do.DNA fingerprinting is important to solve a crime. The police and many other court use DNA fingerprinting ... horter method, because of repeating DNA patterns. These patterns do not however, give an individual fingerprint, but they are able to determine whether two DNA samples are from the same person, relate ...

(1 pages) 396 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Use of Technology to Cheat

giarism software, insulation of classroom to prevent mobile phone signals to stop them cheating and fingerprint scans to prevent some one else to test or attend class for a student. These high-tech la ...

(2 pages) 25 0 3.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology


Application and Description: The application I have chosen this week is DNA Fingerprinting, not to be mistaken for a common fingerprint that you would normally think of. DNA fi ... r radioactive, are added to the nylon sheet from Step 3, to get a pattern which is technically, the fingerprint. The fingerprint, in the final stage, is assembled simultaneously using the probes from ... of DNA biotechnology vary, depending on the goals of those who use it (Audesirk, 2008, p. 254). DNA fingerprinting is an application used for various reasons. A fingerprint is identical for all cells, ...

(4 pages) 39 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Reconciling Values and Ethics in a Global Setting

tting.Personal Values and EthicsPersonal ethics are as distinctive to each individual as eye color, fingerprint, and DNA. Regarding Webster's definition of ethics, determination of "good" and "bad" is ...

(6 pages) 57 0 0.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Inside the Drug Enforcement Agency

ted agency which houses investigators, lawyers, special agents, aviators, chemists and researchers, fingerprint analysts, information technologists, and a population of pencil pushers from human resou ...

(5 pages) 29 0 0.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Designer Baby

LATENT FINGERPRINT DEVELOPMENT TECHNIQUES:NINHYDRIN AND SUPERGLUE (CYANOACRYLATE)Fingerprints have been and ... ANOACRYLATE)Fingerprints have been and are to date, the backbone of foreign science. For centuries, fingerprints have been used to prove or disprove the presence of certain suspects and/or to narrow d ... ts and/or to narrow down the case to certain suspects. There are many different methods used to get fingerprints from a variety of sources.There are visible, plastic and latent kids of prints for a cr ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Mar/2013

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects